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Ice Bucket Challenge funds lead to medical breakthrough in ALS
Ice Bucket Challenge funds lead to medical breakthrough in ALS

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 27, 2016

The Ice Bucket Challenge, which went viral on social media from July 2014 to August 2014, actually raised enough money to help lead to a significant...

Heart rate monitors help get rid of the guesswork, are popular in fitness classes across Colorado Springs
Heart rate monitors help get rid of the guesswork, are popular in fitness classes across Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Treadmill incline? Ten percent. Speed? 4.2. Heart rate zone? Still in the green.

As I huffed and puffed away on the treadmill and rowing...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting July 26, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 26, 2016

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Colorado resident leading national retail push for CW Hemp
Colorado resident leading national retail push for CW Hemp

By: - 0 Sat, Jul 23, 2016

BOULDER — The nondescript building in east Boulder is like many other in the city; is, in fact, identical to several surrounding structures. Passing...

Live Well: 5 tips in yoga etiquette 101
Live Well: 5 tips in yoga etiquette 101

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

Sometimes all you want is a yoga class - a chance to be alone and forget your pesky thoughts, and a space to breathe, stretch your limbs and...

Colorado Springs doctor among 4 in state to have license suspended for medical marijuana authorizations
Colorado Springs doctor among 4 in state to have license suspended for medical marijuana authorizations

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Wed, Jul 20, 2016

A Colorado Springs doctor was among four physicians whose licenses were suspended Tuesday after state regulators claimed the doctors wrongfully...

Do yoga at Coors Field, then catch a baseball game
Do yoga at Coors Field, then catch a baseball game

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Jul 19, 2016

Yoga and baseball go together like hot dogs and hamburgers.

The fourth annual Yoga Day at Coors Field on Aug. 6 gives yogis the chance to...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting July 19, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 19, 2016

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Eliminate standing water to curb mosquitoes
Eliminate standing water to curb mosquitoes

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 19, 2016

Midsummer is short-sleeve weather, an enjoyable time to be out with family and friends. But it also is the heart of mosquito season, so beware the...

In medical mystery, caregiver of Zika patient gets virus
In medical mystery, caregiver of Zika patient gets virus

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 18, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY — A person who cared for a Zika-infected relative in Utah also got the virus, but exactly how it was transmitted is a medical mystery,...

Woman found to spread Zika through sex for 1st time
Woman found to spread Zika through sex for 1st time

By: - 0 Fri, Jul 15, 2016

NEW YORK — A New York City woman infected her male partner with Zika virus through sex, the first time female-to-male transmission of the germ has...

Colorado wildfires prompt air quality advisory
Colorado wildfires prompt air quality advisory

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Tue, Jul 12, 2016

Smoke drifting from wildfires burning across Colorado Monday could leave some residents feeling under the weather, local health officials said.

...

Forget the gym, workout buffs hit up national landmarks
Forget the gym, workout buffs hit up national landmarks

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 12, 2016

At the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver, Joe Hendricks' free workout on Saturday mornings had been drawing a few hundred people.

But...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting July 12, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 12, 2016

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10 studios in Colorado Springs offering incentives for fitness week
10 studios in Colorado Springs offering incentives for fitness week

By: Kelsey Kendall - 0 Mon, Jul 11, 2016

Next week, 10 of Colorado Springs' fitness studios will offer incentives to work out as part of fitness week. From July 10 through July 17, studios...

Local Andy Boyle enjoys competition, finishing Summer Roundup Trail Run
Local Andy Boyle enjoys competition, finishing Summer Roundup Trail Run

By: Eden Laase - 0 Sun, Jul 10, 2016

Running isn't fun.

At least not in the typical grabbing a drink with your buddies or even shooting hoops at the park kind of way.

It...

Residents from Security, Widefield and Fountain voice concerns over contaminated water; 'why does the consumer have to pay more?'
Residents from Security, Widefield and Fountain voice concerns over contaminated water; 'why does the consumer have to pay more?'

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Fri, Jul 8, 2016

More than 500 people gathered at Mesa Ridge High School's auditorium on Thursday evening concerned about a toxic chemical in the Widefield aquifer...

Elevated rates of kidney cancer found in communities south of Colorado Springs
Elevated rates of kidney cancer found in communities south of Colorado Springs

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Thu, Jul 7, 2016

Security, Widefield and Fountain have higher rates of kidney cancer than elsewhere in El Paso County - but Colorado health officials suspect it may...

Elevated rates of cancer south of Colorado Springs, CDPHE finds
Elevated rates of cancer south of Colorado Springs, CDPHE finds

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 6, 2016

State health officials have found elevated cancer rates among residents of an area south of Colorado Springs where public water supplies contain...

Database compiles 2015-16 immunization and exemption rates for Colorado schools, child care providers
Database compiles 2015-16 immunization and exemption rates for Colorado schools, child care providers

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 5, 2016

A newly updated immunization database created by Chalkbeat reveals that Boulder remains a hotspot for the anti-vaccination movement, students in...

New Penrose Hospital greenhouse grows fresh produce, nutrition awareness
New Penrose Hospital greenhouse grows fresh produce, nutrition awareness

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Tue, Jul 5, 2016

Organically grown vegetables and fruit are loaded with vitamins and nutrients, but the amounts often are degraded severely by the time garden produce...

Live Well: Pop-up yoga offers non-traditional spaces to practice in Colorado Springs
Live Well: Pop-up yoga offers non-traditional spaces to practice in Colorado Springs

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Jul 5, 2016

Pop-up yoga classes are the new normal.

While it can be comfortable to practice in a studio, it's not necessary. The option to do yoga in...

Colorado Springs area wellness events starting July 5, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 5, 2016

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Volunteers help with treks for cancer treatment in Colorado
Volunteers help with treks for cancer treatment in Colorado

By: - 0 Sat, Jul 2, 2016

AURORA — Robert Green, 78, had a bone marrow transplant four years ago for bone cancer that put him into somewhat of a remission.

"To stay in...

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